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By Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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KKR, CDPQ Acquire Onex’s USI Insurance for About $2 Billion

  Global investment firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), and Canadian Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced their joint acquisition of USI Insurance More...

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By Nir Eyal On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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Sir Martin Sorrell to Receive £41.5 Million From WPP Award Incentive Scheme

Sir Martin Sorrell, the marketing and advertising company WPP’s boss, drew criticism after he was paid £70 million in 2016, pay had risen 54% , one of the biggest payout to the chief executive ever awarded More...

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By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Are Market Bubbles Driven by Men Traders’ Testosterone Levels?

“Male traders, driven by an increase in testosterone due to a successful investment, to take exaggerated risks, which, in turn, create price bubbles,” claim a new study conducted at Ben-Gurion University More...

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By Jewish Business News On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Israel’s Check Point’s Chairman Marius Nacht Has Quietly Sold Off 5% Stake of the Company, Report

According to Haaretz, Marius Nacht, the chairman of Check Point Software Technologies and one of the company’s three founders, has quietly sold off more than 40% of his stake in the company. A 5.2% stake, or More...

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By Sima Ella On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Billionaires George Soros, John Paulson Exit Gold

  Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros got out of gold in the fourth quarter of 2016, when he eliminated his shares in Barrick Gold, after dissolving its shares in the world’s biggest More...

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By Shai Genish On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Snap Inc. Committed to Spend $1 Billion on Web Services With Amazon

Snap Founder and CEO Evan Spiegel Snap Inc. has a deal to pay Amazon.com Inc. at least $1 billion for internet services over the next five years, adding to a $2 billion agreement it already has with Google. One More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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2016 Israeli Private Equity Financing Peaks – With $3.5 Billion

Key facts: Foreign and Israeli private equity funds invested the highest amount ever invested by private equity entities. 72% of total capital volume resulted from four largest buyouts – each above $100 More...

Jeffrey Katzenberg Raises $600 Million for WindrCo
By Carl Kaminsky On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Jeffrey Katzenberg Venture WndrCo Raises $600 Milliom

A New firm formed by Jeffrey Katzenberg called WndrCo has raised $591.5 million. WndrCo is a a digital media and technology investment firm. The new venture is a limited liability corporation (LLC), which protects More...

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By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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UpWest Labs, Singulariteam & OurCrowd Top the List of Israel’s Most Active VC Funds in 2016

Moshe Hogeg, Singulariteam, Most Active VC Funds in 2016 Report refutes common misconception by finding no correlation between fund size or stage of investment and ranking At the top of 2016’s Most Active VC More...

Idan Ofer, IC Power Has IPO
By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Idan Ofer’s IC Power Files $400 Million IPO on the NYSE

  Israel firm IC Power Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of Idan Ofers Kenon Holdings (TASE: KEN; NYSE; KEN), will file for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. The company hopes to raise $400 million from its sale More...

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